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Brian Sanders - 4/23/2015

Brian Sanders

Brian Sanders, age 48, of Aurora, Colorado, formerly of Walnut Hill, Illinois, was instantly killed in a motorcycle crash April 12, 2015 where he apparently lost control and went off the road into a ravine on I-70 in Denver.   Brian was the Commercial Service Manager of Overhead Door of Denver where he was employed for 7 years. He was a very well respected member of their team leading his department to a revenue setting record in March.  In his spare time Brian enjoyed riding his Harley, shooting pool, and camping.  He enjoyed playing trumpet in the marching band.  Brian could always make people laugh or smile by the funny stories he told of his experiences. He was a very caring person who would do anything for anyone.

Visitation will be Thursday, April 23rd, from 5-7 PM and followed by a funeral at 7 PM Thursday at Horan and McConaty , 11150 E Dartmouth Ave, Aurora, CO 80014. Please share condolences at HoranCares.com.

Brian Sanders is survived by his parents Leonard and Pat Sanders of North Idaho; sister Teresa and husband Dave Spears of Odin, IL; favorite niece Bailey Spears; former wife Cheryl Sanders of Lakewood, CO; aunts Betty Bray of Fredericktown, MO and Dorothy Puffer of Marysville, WA; uncles Bill Kemp of Farmington, MO and Kenny Kemp of Ogden, UT; and many cousins. He will be greatly missed by family, friends and co-workers.

Brian was born March 22, 1967 in San Gabriel, CA. His grandmother, Gladys Sanders, was the delivery room nurse helping bring him into this world. He was a 1985 graduate of Centralia High School in Centralia, IL.

Virginia Buchhorn - 4/22/2015

Virginia Buchhorn

Virginia Buchhorn, age 94, of Odin, passed away on Friday, April 17, 2015 at Odin Health Care Center. She was born the daughter of Pearl R. and Blanche M. (Holsapple) Tadlock on May 14, 1920 in Centralia, Illinois. Mrs. Buchhorn worked at St. Mary's hospital. She was a member of the Odin United Methodist Church and a former Girl Scout leader. She enjoyed her flowers and spending time with family.

A celebration of life service for Virginia Buchhorn will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at the Irvin Funeral Home in Odin. Interment will follow at Peaceful Valley Cemetery in Odin. Visitation will be held at Irvin Funeral Home in Odin on Tuesday, April 21, 2015 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. and one hour prior to service. Memorial contributions may be made to the Odin United Methodist Church or to the donor's choice. Condolences and memories of Virginia may be shared with the family by visiting www.irvinfuneralhome.com.

Viriginia Buchhorn is survived by her children:  John Charlton and wife Neoma of Odin, Sarah Karrick and husband Kenneth of Odin, Tommy Charlton and wife Dorothy of Junction City, Sally Green and husband Daniel of Iuka, Robert Charlton of Sandoval, Virginia Ann Adams of Odin, Lois Beard and husband John of Odin, and George Charlton and wife Pam of Prattville, Alabama; step-sons:  Roy Haines and wife Cheryl of Odin, Kenny Parkus and wife Cynthia of Salem, and Tom Buchhorn of Arkansas; brothers:  Raymond Tadlock of Vandalia, Robert Tadlock of Odin, Charles Tadlock and wife Lois of Mt. Vernon, and Donald Tadlock and wife Karen of Sevren, Maryland; sister-in-law:  Doris Tadlock of Carlyle and Esther Shaffe of Texas; 34 grandchildren; 62 great-grandchildren; 14 great-great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

Virginia Buchhorn married John Charlton on July 21, 1938. They divorced in 1973. She married Robert Haines on October 10, 1976. He passed away on January 5, 1988. She married Charles Buchhorn on March 18, 1990. He passed away on September 22, 2004.  Mrs. Buchhorn was preceded in death by her parents, three husbands, brothers: Thomas, John, William, and George Tadlock; sisters:  Joan Gordon and Jeanette Combs; sister-in-law Barbara Tadlock; and son-in-law Michael Adams.

Stella Henson - 4/22/2015

Stella Henson, age 90, of Louisville, died Friday, April 17th, 2015 at her home.

Funeral arrangements for Stella Henson are pending at the Neal Funeral Home in Louisville.  

Jean Crane - 4/21/2015

Jean Crane

Jean Crane, formerly of Centralia and Nashville, IL, died peacefully on April 14th, 2015, following a brief illness.   After working for several years for Sherwin Williams in Centralia, Jean opened her own home decorating store, where she delighted in helping her customers.  Blessed with a long and healthy life, she was always ready to travel with her daughter, and was excited to see the Cards win a World Series game 7, walk the Golden Gate Bridge at age 75, parasail at 79, and see her name on the Wrigley Field scoreboard for her 80th birthday.  Jean was a caring person who loved her friends and family, including the lucky dogs and cats that became her pets.

Per her request, she will be cremated and sailed out into the deep blue sea.  In lieu of flowers or donations, please send a short note sharing a favorite memory of Jean to:  Terri Tyler, 2401 NE 65th St., #208, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl. 33308. 

Jean Crane  is survived by her daughter:  Terri Tyler of Ft. Lauderdale, FL;  twin brother: Dean Morris of Houston, TX; brother:  Mike Morris and wife Pat of Mesa, AZ; sister-in-law:  Colleen Wiley of Seneca, IL; and nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Jean Crane was born on August 28, 1929, to Gaylord and Ferda Morris of Centralia, and married Bill Crane of Salem on October 25, 1947.  She was predeceased by her parents and husband.  Jean was the devoted wife of Granville (Bill) Crane, and loving mother of Terri Tyler, with whom she lived in Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

Johnny Fouts - 4/21/2015

Johnny Fouts

Johnny Ray Fouts, age 54 of Centralia passed away Friday, April 17th, 2015. Johnny enjoyed fishing and Foo's Ball. Most of all he loved spending time with his family.

Per his wishes, Johnny Ray Fouts will be cremated and private family services will be held at a later date. Sutherland-Garnier Funeral Home in Centralia, is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be made to the family by visiting www.sutherlandfuneralhome.com

Johnny Ray Fouts is survived by his mother: Doris Fay (Garren) Fouts; son: Randy Fouts of Centralia; a daughter:  Armendy Randall and husband Ron of Texico; a granddaughter: Makayla Randall of Texico; a brother: Duane Leon Fouts, Jr. of Centralia; two sisters: Vickie Vieman of Fisher, IN and Kimberly Burgar and husband Robert of Wichita, KS; and several nieces and nephews.

Johnny Ray Fouts was born November 29, 1960 in Honolulu, Hawaii, son of Duane Leon Fouts and Doris Fay (Garren) Fouts.  He was preceded in death by his father and daughter, Cynthia Fouts.

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